Kaycee M Sink

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a review of the evidence
    Kaycee M Sink
    Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 293:596-608. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Caregiver characteristics are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia
    Kaycee M Sink
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:796-803. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Dual use of bladder anticholinergics and cholinesterase inhibitors: long-term functional and cognitive outcomes
    Kaycee M Sink
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:847-53. 2008
  4. pmc Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive decline in older adults with hypertension: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kaycee M Sink
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1195-202. 2009
  5. pmc Designing clinical trials for assessing the effects of cognitive training and physical activity interventions on cognitive outcomes: the Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P) study, a randomized controlled trial
    Claudine Legault
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Biostatistical Sciences Wachovia 21st floor, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:27. 2011
  6. pmc Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin d and cognitive function in older adults: the health, aging and body composition study
    Valerie K Wilson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:636-41. 2014
  7. pmc Performance of a computer-based assessment of cognitive function measures in two cohorts of seniors
    Mark A Espeland
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1239-50. 2013
  8. pmc Pulse wave velocity and cognitive decline in elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Lobby 5, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Stroke 44:388-93. 2013
  9. pmc Diuretic use is associated with better learning and memory in older adults in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study
    Sevil Yasar
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:188-95. 2012
  10. pmc The relationship between cognitive function and physical performance in older women: results from the women's health initiative memory study
    Hal H Atkinson
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Roena Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research, and Department of Internal Medicine Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:300-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a review of the evidence
    Kaycee M Sink
    Sticht Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 293:596-608. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Caregiver characteristics are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia
    Kaycee M Sink
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:796-803. 2006
    ..To determine whether caregiver characteristics are independently associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia (NPS) after accounting for patient characteristics...
  3. doi request reprint Dual use of bladder anticholinergics and cholinesterase inhibitors: long-term functional and cognitive outcomes
    Kaycee M Sink
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:847-53. 2008
    ..To determine the cognitive and functional consequences of dual use of cholinesterase inhibitors (ChIs) and the bladder anticholinergics oxybutynin or tolterodine...
  4. pmc Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive decline in older adults with hypertension: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Kaycee M Sink
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1195-202. 2009
    ..Hypertension (HTN) is a risk factor for dementia, and animal studies suggest that centrally active angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (those that cross the blood-brain barrier) may protect against dementia beyond HTN control...
  5. pmc Designing clinical trials for assessing the effects of cognitive training and physical activity interventions on cognitive outcomes: the Seniors Health and Activity Research Program Pilot (SHARP-P) study, a randomized controlled trial
    Claudine Legault
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Biostatistical Sciences Wachovia 21st floor, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:27. 2011
    ..Before definitive trials are mounted, important design questions on participation/adherence, training and interventions effects must be answered to more fully inform a full-scale trial...
  6. pmc Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin d and cognitive function in older adults: the health, aging and body composition study
    Valerie K Wilson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:636-41. 2014
    ..To examine the relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels and cognitive performance over time in older adults in the Health, Aging and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study...
  7. pmc Performance of a computer-based assessment of cognitive function measures in two cohorts of seniors
    Mark A Espeland
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:1239-50. 2013
    ..Computer-administered assessment of cognitive function is being increasingly incorporated in clinical trials; however, its performance in these settings has not been systematically evaluated...
  8. pmc Pulse wave velocity and cognitive decline in elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Lobby 5, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Stroke 44:388-93. 2013
    ..Arterial stiffness is a measure of subclinical cardiovascular disease and increases with age. This study examines the association between arterial stiffness and cognitive decline in a cohort of older adults...
  9. pmc Diuretic use is associated with better learning and memory in older adults in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study
    Sevil Yasar
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:188-95. 2012
    ..To investigate the association between diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I), angiotensin II receptor blockers (AT2RB), and cognitive function...
  10. pmc The relationship between cognitive function and physical performance in older women: results from the women's health initiative memory study
    Hal H Atkinson
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Sticht Center on Aging, Roena Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research, and Department of Internal Medicine Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:300-6. 2010
    ..Cognitive function and physical performance are associated, but the common sequence of cognitive and physical decline remains unclear...
  11. pmc Cognitive factors associated with adherence to oral antiestrogen therapy: results from the cognition in the study of tamoxifen and raloxifene (Co-STAR) study
    Heidi D Klepin
    Section on Hematology and Oncology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 7:161-8. 2014
    ..08-1.51)]. Among nondemented older women, subtle differences in memory performance were associated with medication adherence. Differential performance across cognitive domains may help identify persons at greater risk for poor adherence...
  12. doi request reprint Teaching medical student geriatrics competencies in 1 week: an efficient model to teach and document selected competencies using clinical and community resources
    Hal H Atkinson
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1182-7. 2013
    ..This article provides details of development, structure, evaluation, and lessons learned that will be useful for other institutions considering a brief, concentrated geriatrics experience in the third year of medical school...
  13. pmc Telephone interview for cognitive status (TICS) screening for clinical trials of physical activity and cognitive training: the seniors health and activity research program pilot (SHARP-P) study
    Mark A Espeland
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:135-43. 2011
    ..To examine the performance of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (TICS) for identifying participants appropriate for trials of physical activity and cognitive training interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the prevalence and pattern of dementia-related behaviors
    Kaycee M Sink
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1277-83. 2004
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